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Freeds of Windsor Going Strong at 90

Well-known local Jewish business, Freeds of Windsor, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Two weeks ago, I wrote about the Holtzman family and their 100-year-old business,...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Words Matter

Parshat Mattot/Massei: Numbers 30:2-36:13; Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4. Rabbi Mark Miller Some of the laws in the Torah still guide our lives today: Think about eating matzah...

This Week’s Torah Portion: A Broken Peace

Parshat Pinchas: Numbers 25:16-30:1; Jeremiah 1:1-2:3. By Rabbi Brent Gutmann This week’s Torah portion contains an especially challenging episode, one which produces a call to arms...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Our Miraculous Gifts

Parshat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9; Micah 5:6-6:8. By Rabbi Elliott Pachter A talking donkey? Middle school metal shop class? What do they have in common? Read on. In...

Looking Back at The Jewish Chronicle’s History

Featured image courtesy of Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives, Pevin Family Papers While searching past July issues of the JN and the Detroit Jewish...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Healing Broken Relationships

Parshat Korach: Numbers 16:1-18:32; I Samuel 11:14-12:22. I was recently teaching a class about the weekly Torah portion when someone mentioned the rebellion of Korach. I...

This Week’s Torah Portion: The Power Of Relationships

Parshat Shelach Lechah: Numbers 13:1-15:41; Joshua 2:1-24. By Rabbi Joseph Krakoff One thing is for certain: Relationships are never easy. They are hard work, challenging and...

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Religious Marriage Contract Can be Used During Divorce

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that spouses can enforce a religious marriage contract while filing for divorce. Featured photo via iStock Spurned spouses in Michigan,...

Val’s Delicatessen Coming Soon

Business partners Val Izrailov and Carey Gerchak are opening Val's Delicatessen, a "New York-style deli" at the end of October in West Bloomfield. Featured photo...

NASA Astronauts Participate in First All-Female Space Walk

NASA astronauts, Michigan-born Christina Koch and Israeli national Jessica Meir, are participating in the first all-female space walk. Featured photo via iStock By: Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) —...

Bob Aronson Honors the Late Rosenthal Through Art

Bob Aronson joins two other artists in a tribute to late artist and educator Stanley Rosenthal at the Galerie Camille in Detroit. Featured photo courtesy...